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 Government announces decorations and medals for 2016 

2016-12-13 15:47:00

Source : Government Information Bureau

The Government has announced today Decorations, Medals and Certificates of Merit awarded for 2016 by the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR). They go to 36 individuals and organisations in recognition of their achievements, outstanding contributions and distinguished services.

It follows recommendations from the Committee of Nomination of Medals and Honorary Titles.

The awards for Decorations of Honour include the Decoration of Honour – Grand Lotus; the Decoration of Honour – Golden Lotus; and the Decoration of Honour – Silver Lotus. Such awards are for individuals or entities that have made outstanding contributions to the image and reputation of the MSAR.

The recipients for such awards are:

Decoration of Honour – Golden Lotus

Cheong U

Lei Pui Lam

Decoration of Honour – Silver Lotus

Kou Hoi In

Van Kuan Lok

Seven types of Medals of Merit are awarded, covering the fields of: 1. Professions; 2. Industry and Commerce; 3. Tourism; 4. Education; 5. Culture; 6. Philanthropy; and 7. Sports. Each of the awards in these categories is for individuals or entities that have made major or excellent contributions in their respective fields.

The recipients for such awards are:

Medal of Merit – Professions

The Identification Bureau

Cândida da Silva Antunes Pires

Medal of Merit – Industry and Commerce

Ho Ioc Tong

F. Rodrigues (Sucessores), Limitada.

Medal of Merit – Tourism

Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes

Lou Chi Seng Moisés Francisco Xavier

Medal of Merit – Education

Leong Lai

University of Macau

School Choi Nong Chi Tai (Escola da Associação para Filhos e Irmãos dos Agricultores)

Ip Hong Kit

Medal of Merit – Culture

Macau Artist Society

Mio Pang Fei

Medal of Merit – Philanthropy

Welfare Club of the General Union of Neighbourhood Associations of Macao (Associação de Bem-Estar dos Moradores de Macau)

Association of Friends of Charity of Macau

Macao Association of Parents of Mentally Handicapped (Associação dos Familiares Encarregados dos Deficientes Mentais de Macau)

Medal of Merit – Sports

Wushu General Association of Macau

Mário Ferreira Sin

Lau Vai Hong

Medals for Distinguished Services are awarded to public entities, organisations or their staff for outstanding performance in their duties or community service.

The recipients for such awards are:

Medal for Distinguished Service – Medal for Bravery

Vaccination team of the Health Bureau

Macao Peninsula Traffic Commissariat of the Traffic Department of the Public Security Police Force

Medal for Distinguished Service – Medal for Dedication

Maria do Céu Dourado Amorim da Silva Hung

Vicente João Monteiro

Porfírio Zeferino de Souza

Medal for Distinguished Service – Medal for Community Service

Ieong Iu

Chang Mong I Georgiana Lau do Rosário

Lei Pou Loi

Wong Man I

Certificates of Merit, including the Honorific Title – Prestige and the Honorific Title – Merit, commend Macao SAR residents or others who have made major contribution to the reputation, development or social progress of the Macao SAR.

The recipients for such awards are:

Honorific Title – Prestige

Lew Hwan Kyu

Honorific Title – Merit

The Team from the Workers’ Children High School’s that designed a device to measure frictional forces

The Team from the Workers’ Children High School’s that designed a portable water purifier with eco-friendly features

Lei Kuan Hou

Lei Wai Shing

The ceremony to award the Decorations, Medals and Certificates of Merit to the recipients will be held in early January.

* Chinese and Portuguese are the official languages of Macao, the English version of the web site is the translation from the Chinese originals and is provided for reference only.

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